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Paul Goble was born in Haslemere, Surrey, England on September 27, 1933. He was a sharpshooter in the British military from 1951 to 1953. In 1959, he received a National Diploma in Design, with honors, from the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. While working in freelance industrial design and teaching at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, he and his first wife Dorothy Lee wrote four picture books. In 1977, he decided to become a full-time author and illustrator and accepted a position as the artist-in-residence at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. He and Lee divorced in 1978. He was best known for his picture books inspired by Native American culture and lore including Buffalo Woman, Iktomi and the Boulder: A Plains Indian Story, and Crow Chief: A Plains Indian Story. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1979 for The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. He died from Parkinson's disease on January 5, 2017 at the age of 83. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses 2,298 copies, 107 reviews
Buffalo Woman 602 copies, 11 reviews
The Gift of the Sacred Dog 441 copies, 12 reviews
Iktomi and the Boulder 259 copies, 7 reviews
Her seven brothers 251 copies, 9 reviews
Star Boy 188 copies, 7 reviews
Beyond the Ridge 175 copies, 4 reviews
Death of the Iron Horse 148 copies, 3 reviews
Love Flute 132 copies, 10 reviews
Song Of Creation 130 copies
Iktomi and the Buffalo Skull 62 copies, 3 reviews
Crow Chief 61 copies, 1 review
Mystic Horse 61 copies, 8 reviews
Adopted by the Eagles 48 copies, 2 reviews
Storm Maker's Tipi 43 copies, 3 reviews
Iktomi And The Coyote 27 copies, 2 reviews
Hau Kola / Hello Friend 9 copies, 1 review
Myths and Legends of the Sioux (Cover artist, some editions) 100 copies
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